April 12, 2024

Cornell students to hold ‘Jewish Unity’ rally to fight rising campus antisemitism

Students and faculty at Cornell University are holding a “Jewish Unity” rally on Sunday to protest rising antisemitism at the Ithaca campus. The fight against antisemitism will come just days after engineering student Patrick Dai pleaded guilty Wednesday to threatening to kill Jewish students on campus last October. “After the horrific 10/7 attacks, I expected […]

California substitute teacher left elementary school students in tears after watching ‘inappropriate images’ in class

A California substitute teacher was removed from his classroom after viewing “inappropriate images” in front of his elementary students — a traumatic event that left several students in tears, officials said. West Covina Unified School District Superintendent Emy Flores said the disturbing incident occurred sometime before noon Friday, shortly before a concerned parent called Cameron […]

Jewish students at UPenn say Magill’s resignation isn’t enough: ‘A lot still needs to change’

Jewish students at the University of Pennsylvania said the resignation of President Liz Magill and Chairman Scott Bok was not enough to make them feel safe following a series of antisemitic incidents, arguing that further “change” at the school was necessary. “There’s a realization that one step is over,” junior Akiva Berkowitz told USA Today […]

‘Dumb Racist Twits’: Michigan Tech Professor Replaced After Tirade Against Conservative Students

A Michigan Technological University professor has been relieved of his duties after being caught calling a group of conservative students “childish, stupid, homophobic, dumb, racist twits” for celebrating the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, according to an email obtained by the student group. Young America’s Foundation’s (YAF) student activist organization, Young Americans

Billionaire Bill Ackman Calls on Harvard to Release Names of Students Supporting Terrorism Against Israel

Billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman is calling on Harvard to release the names of students that are members of groups that signed a pro-terror statement in response to the recent Hamas attacks against Israel, so that employers do not “inadvertently” hire pro-terrorist graduates in the future. “I have been asked by a number of CEOs

FBI returns to Idaho home where Bryan Kohberger allegedly murdered four college students

The FBI returned to the Moscow, Idaho home on Tuesday where four college students were allegedly killed by Bryan Kohberger in November 2022. University of Idaho students Kaylee Goncalves, Xana Kernodle, Madison Mogen and Ethan Chapin were killed at the Moscow, Idaho home on Nov. 13, 2022, when Kohberger allegedly entered the home at around […]

DeSantis deactivates Students for Justice in Palestine; says giving ‘material support for terror’ is illegal

Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis suggested that some of the activities of pro-Palestinian student groups may be violating federal law. The governor added that in response to Students for Justice’s support for the Palestinians in the wake of the attack on Israel, he is going to “deactivate” the group in his state. Pro-Hamas protests have […]

Top House rep takes aim at college tax-free status over students anti-Israel stance

FIRST ON FOX – The chairman of one of the most powerful financial committees in Congress is questioning whether several high-profile universities should have their tax-exempt status revoked in the wake of anti-Israel statements from several student groups. Rep. Jason Smith, R-Mo., chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, said the controversial statements – […]

U Penn professor says colleges have ‘failed’ anti-Israel students: ‘We are fearful of offending them’

A University of Pennsylvania professor declared that higher education has failed vehemently anti-Israel students in a recent op-ed. “We have failed,” Ezekiel Emanuel wrote in a New York Times op-ed published Tuesday after the Hamas terror attacks on Israel that has left at least 1,400 Israeli civilians and soldiers dead.  “When a coalition of 34 […]

Some Harvard students are fearful of ‘doxxing’ after their letter blaming Israel for the Hamas attacks

Some Harvard students are claiming that they are victims of doxxing and public harassment after they signed onto or were affiliated with an anti-Israel letter that went viral after the Hamas terrorist attacks.  A number of those students agreed to speak to The New York Times “but insisted on anonymity, saying that they feared for […]

Pennsylvania high school students organize walkout to protest trans bathroom rule: ‘Compromised’ our rights

Hundreds of students from Pennsylvania’s Perkiomen Valley School District walked out of class Friday after the local school board failed to enact a policy requiring transgender students to use the restroom corresponding with their biological sex. “Kids were upset. Girls… we wanted to protect them. They were upset. They didn’t want men in their bathroom,” […]

North Dakota legislature approves bill allowing teachers to ignore students’ preferred pronouns

A North Dakota bill advanced to Republican Gov. Doug Burgum would allow public school teachers and employees of government entities to ignore the preferred pronouns of their transgender students and colleagues. Senate lawmakers passed the bill 40-6 without debate on Thursday – two days after the House pushed the bill through with a 68-22 vote. […]

BUSTED: How this professor is flushing out students who use ChatGPT

A college professor said he found an easy way to catch AI-generated plagiarism after finding phony citations in some of ChatGPT’s content.  “It’s very easy to identify the fake references,” said Terence Day, a physical geography professor at Okanagan College in British Columbia. “All you need to do, really, is to check them up on […]

Ivy League university moves to prioritize ‘free expression’ months after students heckled conservative pundit

Cornell University will announce plans to feature “free expression and academic freedom” as its theme for the 2023-2024 academic year on Monday, dealing another blow to censorship on college campuses. The preliminary announcement came Friday, months after students heckled conservative speaker Ann Coulter, a Cornell alumna, at a November 2022 event by blasting music, blowing […]

Florida substitute teacher arrested after allegedly inappropriately touching students

A Florida substitute teacher was arrested after he was accused of molesting children at an elementary school, according to officials. Wolfgang Sprenger, 83, was apprehended and charged following an investigation into the allegations, the Citrus County Sheriff’s Office said. On Jan. 31, Hernando Elementary School staff told the school resource deputy that a substitute teacher […]

FIRE calls on George Mason students to resist censorship after demands to cancel Youngkin commencement speech

A civil liberties group is urging students at George Mason University to respect differing viewpoints following their calls to remove Republican Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin from the institution’s commencement ceremony. George Mason University announced last week that Youngkin would deliver the commencement speech in May in front of the university’s 2023 graduating class, which led […]

George Mason students protest decision to host Youngkin as commencement speaker

George Mason University students on Tuesday protested the institution’s decision to select Virginia Republican Governor Glenn Youngkin as the 2023 commencement speaker.  Aproximately 100 of the 36,000 students enrolled at the university gathered on campus Tuesday to demand Youngkin be replaced as commencement speaker for the ceremony in May. George Mason University president Greg Washington […]

Diversity professor accused of verbally attacking students after terrorism remark cleared of any wrongdoing

George Washington University is standing by its diversity professor after a complaint to the U.S Department of Education Office of Civil Rights alleged she created a psychologically traumatizing class environment, which students said caused them to cry and go on antidepressants.  GWU released a summary findings Monday of an internal probe on its clinical psychologist, […]

New Jersey Middle School Teacher Overdoses on Fentanyl in Front of Students

A New Jersey middle school teacher is facing charges after he overdosed on fentanyl in front of a classroom of students. Frank Thompson, 57, an art teacher at Roosevelt Intermediate School, was found unconscious and unresponsive by a school resource in a second-floor classroom after 9:00 a.m. on November 29, according to the Westfield Police

Georgia parental rights bill would bar teachers from discussing gender identity with students

A Georgia lawmaker’s proposal would prevent educators from talking to students about gender identity while also ensuring that parents are not left in the dark about a potential change to their child’s gender identity. State Sen. Carden Summers, R, told the Senate Education and Youth Committee on Tuesday that he will need to rewrite Senate […]

Idaho Schools Push ‘Porn Literacy’ Curriculum on Students

Idaho’s Department of Health and Welfare (IDHW) is implementing a sex education curriculum that promotes pornography and teaches elementary school students what it calls “porn literacy.” According to a report from the Idaho Freedom Foundation (IFF), the IDHW acquires sexual education curriculum from a non-profit called Education, Training, and Research (ETR). The curriculum appears to

Parents Demand Resignations, Pull Donations After All-Girls School Announces Plan to Admit M2F Trans Students

Parents, donors, and alumni of Harpeth Hall, an all-girls school in Nashville, Tennessee, are pulling donations and calling for the resignations of several school officials who they believe have been “enablers of political activism and division.” The call from parents, alumni, and donors comes shortly after the all-girls school announced that they would be allowing…

NEA President: We Need to Teach Students about Race So They ‘Confront the Injustices That Have Been Built Into Every Social System’

During an interview with CBS on Tuesday, National Education Association President Becky Pringle commented on efforts to limit critical race theory and other teachings on race in schools by stating that educators must ensure students are taught the truth because when students are taught the truth, “they have the creative imaginations about what they can…

Report: Unvaccinated Students ‘Numbered’ with Sharpie and Tracked at High School Prom

Unvaccinated students attending the Exeter, New Hampshire, high school prom were “numbered” with a sharpie pen and then tracked throughout the evening, a New Hampshire parental rights advocate reported. Ann Marie Banfield, who writes at the blog Granite Grok, reported New Hampshire Rep. Melissa Litchfield, who represents the Brentwood district, posted to Facebook Tuesday that…

Fauci: Unvaccinated Students ‘Should Wear a Mask’ in School in the Fall

On Friday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” White House Chief Medical Adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci stated that kids should be back in in-person school in the fall, but unvaccinated students “should wear a mask.” Host Wolf Blitzer asked, “You’ve said that elementary school kids, young kids probably won’t get vaccinated until the end of this year.…

FACT CHECK: Have Schools Stopped Teaching Cursive To Prevent Students From Reading Founding Documents?

A viral video shared on Facebook claims schools stopped teaching cursive to students in order to prevent them from reading founding documents such as the Constitution. Verdict: False There is no evidence cursive was removed from school curricula to prevent children from reading founding documents. The Constitution and other founding documents are available online in…

Baylor U. Students Demand School Remove Statue of Namesake Judge Baylor

Students at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, are demanding the school remove a statue of Judge Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor — the namesake and co-founder of the university — from campus. Student protesters took a photo in front of the Judge Baylor statue, holding Black Lives Matter signs and dressed in all black clothing on…

‘System Of Accountability’: Ivy League Students Pressure Schools To Bar Trump Administration Officials From Faculty Positions

Students from Harvard and Princeton are attempting to pressure their respective school administrations to ban Trump administration alumni from becoming fellows or faculty members by using open letters, documents obtained by the Daily Caller show. A draft of a letter obtained by the Daily Caller and addressed to deans at Harvard and Princeton shows Princeton’s…

UN says 1 billion students affected by closures, largest amount in history

The United Nations chief says the coronavirus pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education in history, with schools closed in more than 160 countries in mid-July affecting more than 1 billion students.In addition, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that at least 40 million children worldwide have missed out on education “in their critical…

Students plan another national walkout — to support the Second Amendment.

Students across the country plan to participate in a walkout protest to show their support for the Second Amendment, working to push back against the narrative that all students are in favor of stricter gun control laws, USA Today reported. The walkout, “Stand for the Second,” is being organized by New Mexico high school student […]

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